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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Bill Steinman
Contributing Editor

Kroll on cyber security: Compliance officers should be like . . . Captain Kirk

FCPA Blog sponsor Kroll released a survey showing that 75% of compliance officers aren’t involved in managing cyber security risk.

And nearly 44% of senior-level compliance professionals who responded said the chief compliance officer is only responsible for privacy compliance and breach disclosure after an incident but has no role in addressing cyber security risks before one.… Continue Reading

DOJ: Chats, emails, phone calls are evidence of compliance (or not)

Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole, left, had this to say Monday at the Money Laundering Enforcement Conference in Washington, D.C.:

[W]hen deciding whether to prosecute an institution for the actions of its employees, we look hard at the messages that bank management and supervisors are actually giving to employees in the context of their day-to-day work.

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How to RESIST paying bribes

In 2009, companies from the private sector (mainly in Europe) decided, through the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) to develop in cooperation with the World Economic Forum, the UN Global Compact and Transparency International a training tool known as RESIST (Resisting Extortions and Solicitations in International Transactions).… Continue Reading

ethiXbase launches employee certification system

Our team has analyzed every known FCPA investigation and enforcement action to create a market-leading automated system built to meet or exceed all government compliance standards and requirements. 

Features include real-time visibility of all compliance communications and document delivery, latest compliance material pulled from the ethiXbase content library, fully automated emails of new and scheduled compliance materials, tracking of all email delivery, handing, opening, and document downloading. … Continue Reading